UKIP leader Richard Braine has resigned saying he had not joined the party “to waste time on internal conflict”. Mr Braine was elected leader in August 2019, making him the party’s eighth different leader since the Brexit referendum in 2016. He said he had wanted to unite the party but had been met with “pre-emptive opposition”.
Name: Richard Braine
Announcement Date: October 29, 2019, 11:00pm